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Worcester -> 1660 Dunkirk

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Nominal Guns48B065
NationalityCommonwealth of England
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1651B065
Launched9.1651BWAS-1603
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B065
Constructor
Andrew BurrellBritish
Ship Builder
BWAS-1603
CategoryThird RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the LineB065
Sailing RigShip RiggedB065
Broken Up to Rebuild9.1703B065
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Keel112' 0"Imperial Feet34.1376 
Breadth32' 8"Imperial Feet9.8552 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Burthen662Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB032
Length of Keel112' 0"Imperial Feet34.1376 
Breadth34' 4"Imperial Feet10.3886 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Depth in Hold17' 0"Imperial Feet5.1816 
Burthen662Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck141' 5"Imperial Feet42.9799 
Length of Keel112' 0"Imperial Feet34.1376 
Breadth32' 6"Imperial Feet9.8298 
Depth in Hold14' 0"Imperial Feet4.2672 
Draught Aft16' 0"Imperial Feet4.8768 
Burthen629 2494Tons BM 

Armament


1666Broadside Weight = 481 Imperial Pound ( 218.1335 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck16 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck8 British Culverin
Gun Deck34 British Demi-Culverin

1677Broadside Weight = 426.5 Imperial Pound ( 193.418 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck24 British 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

7.1679Broadside Weight = 333 Imperial Pound ( 151.0155 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Gun Deck20 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Demi-Culverin Cutts

1685Broadside Weight = 365.5 Imperial Pound ( 165.7543 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck22 British Culverin
Gun Deck24 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck12 British Demi-Culverin Cutts
Gun Deck2 British Saker Cutts

1694Broadside Weight = 365.5 Imperial Pound ( 165.7543 kg)B065
Gun Deck36 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British Saker
Lower Gun Deck22 British Culverin

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1651180 BWAS-1603
1654220 BWAS-1603
1666260 BWAS-1603
1.1.1678/79Home: 340 Abroad: 270 Peacetime: 210ADM 8/1/90ADM8-DB
1689Home: 340 Abroad: 270 Peacetime: 210 B032

26 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
9.1651 - 7.1652Captain
Sir Charles ThorowgoodBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1649-1673
BWAS-1603
10.1652 - 1653Captain
Anthony YoungBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1647-1674
BWAS-1603
1653Captain
George DakinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1660
BWAS-1603
1653 - 1654Captain
William HillBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1666
BWAS-1603
1656 - 1659Captain
Robert NixonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1659
BWAS-1603
1.1660 - 5.1660Captain
George DakinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1648-1660
W015
5.1661 - 1662Captain
Anthony EarningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1677
BWAS-1603
1.2.1661/62 - 27.7.1663Captain
Arnold BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1665
B051
4.10.1664 - 25.11.1664Captain
John KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1657-1679
B051
2.12.1664 - 24.2.1664/65Captain
Robert SansomBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1665
B051
3.4.1665 - 7.6.1666Captain
John HaywardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1672
BWAS-1603
8.6.1666 - 11.10.1667Captain
John WaterworthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1672
BWAS-1603
10.5.1668 - 13.6.1668Captain
John WetwangBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1653-1681
BWAS-1603
15.1.1671/72 - 9.12.1672Captain
Francis CourtnayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1673
BWAS-1603
6.1.1672/73 - 11.8.1673Captain
Francis CourtnayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1673
BWAS-1603
14.8.1673 - 4.4.1674Captain
Sir Charles RoydenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1678
BWAS-1603
17.1.1677/78 - 8.7.1679Captain
John AshbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1688
BWAS-1603
21.12.1689 - 1690Commodore
Lawrence WrightBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1693
BWAS-1603
1692 - 31.5.1693Commander
James WattsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692
BWAS-1603
1694 - 16.10.1694Captain
Thomas DilkesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1687-1707
Transfered
BWAS-1603
1695 - 11.12.1696Captain
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
BWAS-1603
11.2.1696/97 - 18.9.1698Captain
Thomas RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1708
ADM 6/4/72
BWAS-1603
19.9.1698 - 1.5.1699Commander
Charles AdamsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
ADM 6/5/30
ADM 6/5
2.5.1699 - 27.2.1700/1Captain
Peter WootonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1702
ADM 6/5/45
ADM 6/5
28.2.1700/1 - 5.10.1701Captain
Thomas RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1708
ADM 6/6/63
ADM 6/6
6.10.1701 - 7.4.1704Captain
John HuntingdonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
ADM 6/6/116
ADM 6/6

2 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1.2.1661/62 - 1663Commodore
James LeyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1661-1665
BWAS-1603
9.1.1694/95 - 15.9.1695Commodore
Robert WilmotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1695
† Discharged Dead
BWAS-1603

19 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1652Lieutenant
Edmond ButtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652-1653
NRS013
1664 - 1665Lieutenant
Sir William KempthorneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1666
B051
2.6.1695 - 18.9.1695Third Lieutenant
John JarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/3/106
Issued by
Robert WilmotBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1695

Confirmed 26.12.1695
ADM 6/3
29.6.1695 - 18.9.1695Second Lieutenant
Robert StilesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703

Issued by
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711

Confirmed 16.12.1695
ADM 6/3
19.9.1695 - 2.2.1696/97First Lieutenant
Robert StilesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/3/106
Issued by
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711

Confirmed 26.12.1695
ADM 6/3
19.9.1695 - 2.2.1696/97Second Lieutenant
John JarmanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
Transfered ADM 6/3/106
Issued by
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711

Confirmed 26.12.1695
ADM 6/3
20.9.1695 - 6.2.1695/96Third Lieutenant
Peter MansonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/107
Issued by
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 26.12.1695
ADM 6/3
7.2.1695/96 - 21.12.1696Third Lieutenant
John SellersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/127
ADM 6/3
20.2.1696/97 - 8.5.1699First Lieutenant
Benjamin BarnettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1703
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
20.2.1696/97 - 9.5.1699Second Lieutenant
Christopher ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
9.5.1699 - 7.3.1700/1First Lieutenant
Humphrey ParkerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1709
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
10.5.1699 - 6.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
Edward RaineyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1691-1703
ADM 6/5/49
ADM 6/5
8.3.1700/1 - 28.9.1701First Lieutenant
Nathaniel HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1713
ADM 6/6/71
ADM 6/6
8.3.1700/1 - 14.3.1700/1Second Lieutenant
William GrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1713
ADM 6/6/70
ADM 6/6
15.3.1700/1 - 16.5.1701Second Lieutenant
John CrouchBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1707
ADM 6/6/74
ADM 6/6
17.5.1701 - 28.9.1701Second Lieutenant
William ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1676-1715
ADM 6/6/96
ADM 6/6
29.9.1701 - 31.12.1701First Lieutenant
William ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1676-1715
ADM 6/6/115
ADM 6/6
29.9.1701 - 24.1.1702/3Second Lieutenant
Richard BrayBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1703
ADM 6/6/115
ADM 6/6
1.1.1701/2 - 1702First Lieutenant
Samuel RowleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 6/6/127
ADM 6/6

9 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.9.1651 - 1651Boatswain
Philip LatelyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651
SPD-1651
4.9.1651 - 1651Purser
John NorthBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651
SPD-1651
9.9.1651 - 1651Gunner
Thomas LeveringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651
SPD-1651
9.9.1651 - 1652Carpenter
William PlastedBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651-1652
SPD-1651
1652Master
Nicolas GatonbeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1652
NRS013
1695Carpenter
William BarrettBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
ADM 6/3/64
ADM 6/3
19.9.1695 - 1696Purser
Richard HarrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/112
Issued by
Thomas ButlerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
, West Indies - North Atlantic Ocean
Confirmed 5.1.1695/96
ADM 6/3
13.4.1696 - 27.12.1696Chaplain
James PetreBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1696
Transfered ADM 6/3/145
ADM 6/3
20.4.1700 - 9.6.1701Midshipman Extra
Thomas FettiplaceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/6/33
ADM 6/6

16 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
9.9.1651 - 1651Cook
John RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1651
SPD-1651
4.1689 - 12.1690Midshipman
George GaleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1692
ADM 107/1/15
ADM 107/1
26.9.1692 - 20.9.1694Midshipman
Henry WardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1702
ADM 107/1/72
ADM 107/1
12.10.1695 - 31.12.1696Volunteer-per-order
Brounker ApreeceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
Transfered ADM 6/3/125
ADM 107/1
1696 - 21.12.1696Volunteer
Robert FloydBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
Transfered ADM 6/4/56
ADM 6/4
1696 - 31.12.1696Volunteer
Richard HarnageBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1711
Transfered ADM 6/4/58
ADM 6/4
8.2.1695/96Volunteer
Charles JonesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/3/127
ADM 6/3
27.4.1696 - 31.12.1696Volunteer
Charles AppreeceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/150
ADM 6/3
29.4.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Carew WeekesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/150
ADM 6/3
8.5.1696 - 1696Volunteer
Richard HarnidgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/3/155
ADM 6/3
17.3.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
Thomas ScollockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/83
ADM 6/4
17.3.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
Edward LathamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/83
ADM 6/4
23.4.1697 - 1697Volunteer
Oliver BynglyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/92
ADM 6/4
16.3.1699/1700 - 1700Volunteer-per-order
Tobias LisleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1713
ADM 6/6/25
ADM 6/6
24.4.1702 - 24.1.1702/3Midshipman
Brounker ApreeceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1706
ADM 107/1/343
ADM 107/1
10.6.1702 - 27.12.1703Volunteer
Edward BrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
ADM 107/1/263
ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
5.3.1696/97 - 14.6.1697Able Seaman
Edward BrookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
ADM 6/4/80
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
1651Carried Ten or Fifteen thousand Pounds in Pieces of Eight, ...for Redemption of English Captives in Argeer, Tunnis, and Tripoli, by order of parliamentW014
9.1651Completed at Woolwich Dockyard - Woolwich at a cost of £5346.10.0dBWAS-1603
19.5.1652Battle of Dover
30.11.1652Battle of Dungeness
18.2.1652/53Battle of Portland
2.6.1653Battle of the Gabbard
31.7.1653Battle of Scheveningen
9.1653Refitted as a 50 gun Third Rate
1654Refitted as a 56 gun Third Rate
4.4.1655Battle of Porto Farina
20.4.1657Battle of Santa Cruz
5.1660Renamed DunkirkBWAS-1603
1662

Sailed to take possession of Bombay for Charles II

BWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
1666Refitted as a 58 gun Third Rate
1.6.1666Four Days Battle
25.7.1666St James Day Battle
28.5.1672Battle of Solebay
28.5.1673First Battle of Schooneveld
4.6.1673Second Battle of Schooneveld
11.8.1673Battle of Texel
31.8.1673

Pay record starting 6.1.1672/73 for a period of 27 months, 3 weeks & 6 days for a value of £4,046.0.0d. ADM 8/1/6

ADM8-DB
28.9.1673At Sheerness ADM8-DB
1677Refitted as a 60 gun Third Rate
7.1679Laid up at PortsmouthBWAS-1603
4.7.1679Paid offADM 51
21.12.1689

Recommissioned as flagship of a squadron sailing to the West Indies

BWAS-1603
8.3.1689/90

Sailed for the West Indies

BWAS-1603
20.2.1690/91Refitted as a Fourth RateADM/A
1692Began great repairBWAS-1603
9.1692Completed great repairBWAS-1603
1693In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
12.5.1694Took the Frigate
La Diligente (34) 1691-1694
French 34 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
at the Isles of Scilly

1695In the West IndiesBWAS-1603
1695Refitted as a 60 gun Fourth Rate Ship of the Line
1696In Irish watersBWAS-1603
1697Sailed with a North Sea convoyBWAS-1603
21.9.1698

Paid off

ADM 51
9.1701Sailed to the West IndiesBWAS-1603
29.6.1702Took the Barque Longue
Le Postillon (10) 1701-1702
French 10 Gun
Privateer Barque Longue

1703Returned homeBWAS-1603
1704Rebuilt at BlackwallBWAS-1603


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
1659-1659British Baltic Fleet 1659
Edward MontaguBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1656-1672
 
 

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